JBS USA INDUSTRIAL ENGINEER in Souderton, Pennsylvania
Position Title: Industrial Engineer
Department: Industrial Engineering
Location: Souderton, Pennsylvania
Salary Class: Exempt
Purpose & Scope: Key purpose of this position is to develop, install and maintain cost effective methods of manufacturing at the facility.
Principle Responsibilities: List and describe (in order of importance) the specific tasks, assignments, level of discretionary authority and/or functions performed.
Participates in initiation phase of new production lines to assist in design for cost effective manufacturing, layout, labor and efficiencies
Prepare detailed layouts of plant facilities to optimize utilization and product flow.
Develop, install and maintain equitable standards. Work includes the establishment of the format to be used in the development of standards data, crewing guides, reconciliation reports and the use of work-sampling techniques to resolve questions of operator utilization or performance.
Measure variances to standards, identifies out of control variances, investigates reasons and suggests solutions, installs and follow up.
Keeps tally of the method changes reducing cost of production and strives for budgeted goal. Completes daily/weekly labor efficiency report.
Keeps abreast for the trend of technology, investigates, installs most effective methods of manufacturing to keep company at competitive edge
Drive the use of processes throughout the business. Be a lead in process map training and drive the culture of continuous process improvement.
Assist in financial planning and cost analysis. (labor reporting and cost to produce analysis)
Selects appropriate techniques of work measurement and measures work contents of support labors. Installs standards, measures performance against standards.
Responsible for all equipment necessary to complete duties.
Responsible for labor issues relative to RE/Workload management with legal department, UFCW, Wage and Hour.
Educates plant personnel on work measurements and assists corporate with labor initiatives.
Update and maintain EASE standards and video server.
Frequent communication with senior team members concerning status of labor efficiency and projects.
Regular contact with IE team at corporate and other facilities.
Travel up to 25% a year.
Work environment: Must be able to work in areas of extreme heat, and cold conditions while in facilities.
- Four-year degree in Engineering, or related field.
2+ years’ experience in Food Industry beneficial.
Predetermined Time Software (EASE) experience beneficial
Advanced computer skills with emphasis on Microsoft Office
General knowledge of machinery within kill/fabrication floors
Must be able to learn quickly and make good decisions
Must be able to work in a team environment and perform a variety of duties
Good technical skills
Ability to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal